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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - November 27, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana No 1s leave Kokomo with wins Paae B13 Kokomo Ind KOKOMO Sunday Nov 27 1994 GATT Last hurrah for Congress By STEVE JACKSON Tribune staff writer Tom Foley will get one more turn as speaker of the House and George Mitchell will preside over the Senate for one last time this week But the upcoming lameduck session of the 103rd Congress will be significant for far more than being the Democrats swan song During the session which is expected to last about a week Congress will vote on a new ver sion of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade While propo nents say GATT will boost the American economy by bil lion a year and detractors say the pact will cause manufactur ing jobs to leave the country they do agree on one thing If ratified the treaty will dramatically change the complexion of world trade The pact calls for tariffs to be reduced by about onethird in 123 countries that have signed on to the deal It will also put sharp restrictions on nontariff import barriers and expand world trade rules to agricultural and service industries GATT advocates say those moves should be a boon to the United States the worlds largest exporter Any time we can lower tariffs in countries we export into it Inside toddys Kokomo Tribune Local A list of dos to beat the holiday blues Pagt Cl Hanukkah the Festival of begins at sundown World Pope John Paul D installs 30 new cardinals including two from the United States Saturday in Rome Also inside BUM2 Clarified ads DM2 DearAbby B7 Dr B7 Entertainment Metro A3 New of record A6 Obituaries flkfc ATT mm onTiteandTimJ about gihlrd 7 t Expand world trade rules td agricultural and service industries More protection for patents and copyrights Proponents say GATT will Cause an economic boon to the United States the worlds largest exporter Increase revenue for the government Opponents say GATT will Cause manufacturing jobs to leave the country Deepen budget deficit because tariffs are reduced Infringe upon sovereignty because the United States would be subject to a world trade group that will resolve disputes Indiana lawmakers In favor of GATT Sen Richard Lugar Reps Pete Visclosky and Jilltorig Leaning in favor Sen Dan Coats Reps Phil Sharp Tim Roemer and Andrew Jacobs Undecided Reps Steve Buyer John Myers Dan Burton Frank McClbskey and Lee Hamilton SourceAssociated Press KT Graphic Please see GATT Page A6 Warming up Kokomo High School senior Denise Hebert warms up with her piccolo Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church 2000 E Jefferson for the 18th annual Stricklin Concerto Com petition of 1994 The competition was open to all area young people 22 years of age or younger who are members of the Kokomo Symphony Youth or Adult Orchestra Results were not available by Kokomo Tribute deadline Tribune photo by Clint Keller Hes stuck for an explanation GRAND JUNCTION Colo AP A man who got stuck in a pawn shop chimney for two days was arrested on burglary and vandalism charges after being pulled out Fire department rescuers Friday found Jimmy Lopez Santiago stuck 20 feet down the twostory chimney It took two hours to get him out Shop owner Bill Thompson called police when he noticed a drain pipe crushed and a phone line knocked off the outside when he opened up Santiago remained hospitalized Saturday with minor injuries Santiago who said he had been stuck since Wednesday denied he was trying to burglarize the store He would not say why he was in the chimney Get a taste of the Middle Ages Fancy dinner comes with We Care bid Roberta Fewell is part of a group of history buffs hosting a medieval dinner with entertainment Jan 4 to benefit We Care which raises money for the needy Tribune photo by Tim Bath By LISA FIPPS Tribune staff writer Js Dick and Charlie have a lot of explaining to do During the 22nd annual We Care auction Dec 24 the radio personalities will have to explain one item up for bid tickets for a five course dinner for eight that is sponsored by members of the Society for Creative Anachro nism We Care sponsored by Koko mos WWKI raises money for the needy at Christmas After hearing the words fivecourse dinner for those watching the telethon on televi sion or listening to the auction on the radio may begin bidding on the tickets Moreover they likely will not have a clue as to what the Society for Creative Anachronism is To better understand youd have to get to know Amicia Ivetta Sound easy Well not really considering shei a Christian Scottish from the century Shes actually Roberta Fewell herald and chatelaine for the local Society for Creative Anachronism The herald is what other organiza tions would call the secretary The chatelaine is the official who welcomes new members Basically the 20 or so members of the Society for Creative Anachronism are history buffs The group is a nonprofit educational organization that seeks to recreate the Middle Ages as it could have been The society strives to uphold the ideals of the High Middle Ages such as the con cepts of chivalry courtesy and honor as they should have been Members do that by practic ing the crafts studying the history adopting names duplicating the clothing eating the food and creating mock combats using the armor and weapon types of the time Take Fewell for example When she became a member she researched a period and place in history of her choice She chose 10thcentury CARE ilOth Scotland She also had to research names of the people who lived in Scotland during the 900s to rind an authentic name The group is for men women and children In fact Fewells husband Lord is a 10thcentury Norseman Dressed as Vikings and other characters Fewell said some people get very scared of But she said members are no different than oth ers who enjoy dressing up and recreating historic events such as the Battle of 1812 or the Feast of the Hunters Moon To help the public better under stand the Society for Creative Anachronism and help We Care Fewell said members decided to host a fivecourse meal actually a TwelfthNight feast in honor of the gifts the wise men brought to baby Jesus in Bethlehem The feast will be served in the style of the lords and ladies of the High Middle Ages The dinner and entertainment will begin at and continue untilS Jan 4 So if you decide to bid on the tickets youll get in Fewells words a fancy dinner and an evening of Keeping with the medieval theme the meal will consist of 13 dishes of the time However as chef Fewell is keeping in mind modern taste buds Dishes to be served include homemade bread herb and honey butters boiled eggs fruit lentil soup wilted greens salad cheese and onion quiche roasted meat savory sausage stuff ing honeyed carrots lavender custard roasted fowl citrus ice and warm apple cobbler with fresh cream As for the evening of entertainment there will be a mock duel Members will use weapons made of rattan The duel will not be staged or rehearsed Fewell said Dueling members wear authentic armor which is padded For the duel ing members safety the armor has to be inspect ed And she said me members are trained The We Care auction will be broadcast on Kokomo TeleCable television channel 35 and on radio station FM For more infor mation about the Society for Creative Anachro nism call 8680313 ;